A shameless imitation of Tony Blair. A bid to steal the centre ground. His most outspoken attack on Jeremy Corbyn yet.
That’s what various pundits have said about David Cameron’s Tory conference speech.
The Prime Minister also made a number of factual claims which caused FactCheck readers to raise their eyebrows. Let’s take a look…
“The north – more Tory.”
He was talking about the north of England here, the morning after the general election.
We were surprised at this, but it’s true. While everyone talked about Ukip taking votes from Labour in the north, the Conservatives quietly staged a bit of a comeback. (more…)